Georg Henschel in Berlin - between the 1860's and the 1870's

from Musings & memories of a musician, pages 39-40:

Madame Joachim's was a perfect vocal technique, joined to the gift of a beautiful sonorous contralto voice, great depth of feeling, a keen intellect, a subtle sense of humour, and fine musical perception. These forces she put into the service of an exalted ideal of her art, with the result that there was neither lack nor exuberance, but a sort of Grecian serenity, a faultless balance of values, so to speak, with just enough of her own personality in everything she did, to render her singing interesting and gratifying beyond the …   more >>

cite as

Georg Henschel, Musings & memories of a musician (London, 1918), p. 39-40. accessed: 18 July, 2018

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location of experience: Berlin


Georg Henschel
Conducting, Composer, Pianist, baritone

Experience Information

Date/Time between the 1860's and the 1870's
Medium live
Listening Environment indoors, in private, in the company of others

Originally submitted by Meg Barclay on Thu, 14 Jan 2016 22:00:30 +0000
Approved on Sat, 30 Jan 2016 14:12:47 +0000